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Ephemera allows you to read your news on your ebook reader.
Ephemera will comfortably synchronize your ebook reader with via USB. It works with the Amazon Kindle, Sony readers and pretty much any device capable of reading HTML, Mobipocket or EPUB files.

Two-way Instapaper sync. By default, Ephemera gets your unread Instapaper news as single articles. Read one, delete it on your reader, and during the next sync it'll be archived on

Plug, Sync & Go. If you want it to, Ephemera will automatically start up, sync, and then unmount your reader when it detects the USB connection. Configure the app

What's New

Version 1.3:
  • FIX: Sometimes, articles come back empty; added handling of those cases.
  • FIX: Fixed stalled loading when there are no unread articles.


  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • a USB-capable ebook reader capable of reading HTML, MOBI or EPUB files
  • a free account
  • a knack for reading
  • Your Instapaper account\'s \"automatic archiving\" setting must be disabled. See this support thread for more info.

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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 1,147
Version Downloads 724
License Free
Date 10 Aug 2010
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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